1. Dress, $79, from Pomelo
With a slightly ’50s slant to this dress, it’s the perfect mix of prim and fun. The modest hemline and the simple bodice keeps you looking put together, but the dotty fabric adds a bit of whimsy to your look.
2. Jacket, $109, from Topshop
Smart blazers will never go out of style, which is why we intend on investing in this double-breasted jacket. With the smart gold buttons and the sharp lapels, it’s a great workwear addition.
3. Shoes, $58.70, from Pedro
Pumps are ubiquitous with the idea of office outfits, and this pair of navy knitted stilettos add a little sportiness to your look.
4. Skirt, $49, form Mango
Everyone needs a pencil skirt they can reliable on, so if you’re still searching for the one, consider this navy pencil skirt. It sits just above your knees, so you don’t look matronly. It also skims your curves nicely without highlighting any bumps.
5. Top, $29.95, from H&M
Fashion is taking a softer approach to office dressing, and so should you. Opt for a silky blouse that you can easily tuck into a pair of pants, and then dress it up with a smart wristwatch and a pair of simple earrings.
6. Kenneth Jay Lane earrings, $45, from THE OUTNET
As far as earrings go, statement earrings can work if your office is a little more laxed in the dress code. However, if your HR dictates a stricter approach to workwear, then your best bet is in this pair of navy blue ear studs.
7. Pants, $69.90, from Zara
Utilitarian details continue strong this season, so jump on the bandwagon with this elegant pair of cargo pants. Team it with a tailored stripe shirt and heels for a cool office look.
8. Shoes, $46.90, from Charles & Keith
These navy corduroy ballet flats make great companions to your place of work, because they are comfortable and are timelessly classy.
9. Skirt, $54.95, form H&M
Pleats? Yes please! Float into the workplace with this gorgeous floral pleated skirt, which you can use to feminise a grey tailored blazer.
10. Bag, $69.90, from Charles & Keith
A structured shoulder bag is a no-brainer when it comes to work-friendly handbags. This particular design may look deceivingly small, but you’ll be surprised at just how much it can hold. Plus, you can always take it on a weekend brunch date as well!
11. Dress, $29.90, from Uniqlo
For those days that you just cannot be bothered to dress up for work, just throw on this cotton dress and zoom out the door. It’s lightweight too, which means you can breathe easily in it.